Looking to give your events calendar a boost, mama? Check out our roundup of the most fun for you and the kiddos over the next 7 days; it’s all here in Your Weekly Calendar!
GEMS World Academy (Singapore) Open House
Come along to GEMS World Academy (Singapore)’s Open House to find out more about GEMS Singapore’s core values, curriculum, and extracurricular activities, mama. With pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12 programmes, and engagement across Academics, Arts and Sports, it’s a great opportunity to meet with the School Leadership Team and take a guided tour of the lovely, state-of-the-art campus!
When: Every Tuesday (upcoming on 9 May 2017, 10am) and selected Saturdays; details available here
Where: GEMS World Academy (Singapore), 2 Yishun Street 42 Singapore 768039
How much: Free!
Click here for more details on GEMS Singapore’s upcoming Open House!
Celebrating Mother’s Day with a Complimentary Class @ Focus Pilates
Haven’t discovered the wonders of Pilates yet, mama? There’s no better time than now to try it out at Focus Pilates! This May, mamas are invited to enjoy a complimentary 45-minute Trial Pilates class at either their Orchard or Raffles Place locations – just mention Sassy Mama while booking!
When: Available from 1 – 31 May 2017
Where: Focus Pilates Orchard & Raffles Place
How much: Free! To book your place, contact the studios at (+65) 6733 8785 (Orchard Road), (+65) 6235 3938 (Raffles Place), or email email@example.com. Remember to mention Sassy Mama!
All the deets on Focus Pilates’ Mother’s Day promo here!
POPSUEY: A Pop-up Bar at Ann Siang
Look for a red door located off on Ann Siang Road, enter a tucked away attic space, and step into POPSUEY, Chopsuey Cafe’s pop-up bar concept in the heart of Singapore’s heritage district. Expect Asian-inspired tipples, small plates and Dim Sum, with light dishes to tantalise the palate and whet appetites while you groove to a soul soundtrack helmed by JustMack.
When: TONIGHT, 28 April 2017, 6pm onwards
Where: 45 Ann Siang Road, #02-02, Singapore
How much: Cocktails at $18-21, Dim Sum at $9-16 and Elixirs at $18-25
Star Wars Day: May The 4th Be With You Festival
As part of global ‘May the 4th’’ celebrations and to mark the 40th anniversary since the release of Star Wars: A New Hope, a three-day extravaganza will take place at the Supertree Grove, Gardens by the Bay! Catch STAR WARS™ themed highlights at the festival like Southeast Asia’s largest lightsaber light-up activation, Garden Rhapsody: STAR WARS Edition and appearances by Chewbacca and Kylo Ren, and prepare to be transported to a galaxy far, far away.
When: Thursday, 4 May – Saturday, 6 May 2017
Where: Supertree Grove and The Meadow, Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953
How much: Free!
More deets on May The 4th Be With You Festival here!
Funky Finnish First of May
Suomi Finland 100 Singapore brings a Finnish Style May Day Carnival to West Coast Park this long weekend, mama! In Finland, May Day celebrations have transformed from a pagan feast of spring into a nationwide urban carnival. To share the Finnish spirit with locals and fellow Finnish families in Singapore, the outdoor family event will be filled with activities, a picnic and music. Activities offered include ball games, sack and balloon races, ice hockey and skiing-inspired games, plus a doughnut eating competition, tasting of Finnish food specialities and more. Bring your own picnic basket and wear a funky hat to enter the contest and you may win a prize!
When: Monday, 1 May 2017, 3pm – 5:30pm (Must register for events between 2:15-3pm; picnic is open to all)
Where: West Coast Park, Singapore
How much: Free!
All about Funky Finnish First of May!
Singapore Heritage Festival 2017
A vibrant waterway that holds many fond memories for Singaporeans; culturally-rich precincts with a charming mix of the old and the new; and a star-studded hill named after a Colonial Secretary of the Straits Settlements: Singaporeans do not have to look very far to learn about our island home’s bountiful history and heritage. In the 14th edition of the Singapore Heritage Festival (SHF), everyone is invited to explore Singapore’s lesser known stories through a specially curated line-up of programmes and activities. Spanning three weekends from 28 April to 14 May 2017, this year’s edition of Singapore’s signature heritage festival features more than 110 programmes to rediscover, experience and enjoy the diverse stories of our tangible and intangible heritage.
When: 28 April – 14 May 2017
Where: Various locations in Singapore
How much: Most programmes under SHF are free and open to the public. Online registration of ticketed programmes available.